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Two Arrested on Drug Charges in Separate Cases in Jefferson County Monday

MT. VERNON – The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department made two separate drug arrests Monday.

According to sheriff’s reports, the first arrest took place around 7:30 a.m. Monday, when deputies responded to North Auburn Lane in the rural Bluford area to check the well being of a subject in a black car.

Upon arrival, deputies reportedly found 30-year-old Coty W. Hampton of Mt. Vernon in the vehicle along with illegal drugs, drug equipment and ammunition.

Hampton was arrested and taken to the Jefferson County Jail on charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug equipment and possession of ammunition without a FOID card.

Then around 3:11 Monday afternoon, members of the Mt. Vernon Police Department/Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit initiated a traffic stop of a 2004 Pontiac at East Fairfield Road and Illinois 15 in rural Bluford.

The driver, identified as 44-year-old Michael D. Glenn, Jr. of Mt. Vernon, was arrested for driving while license revoked. Further investigation reportedly revealed illegal drugs and drug equipment in the vehicle.

Glenn was taken to the Jefferson County Jail on the charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug equipment and driving while license revoked.

Both Hampton and Glen await the formal filing of charges and the setting of bail in Jefferson County Court.